Mark co-founded Techne Infiniti Ventures and serves as a Managing Director.
Mark has invested in and/or worked with 100+ software startups throughout the world. His work has focused on investing, revenue growth, international expansion, talent development, fundraising and M&A, His portfolio has included Vignette (IPO), Persistent Systems (IPO), Kana (IPO), AvantGo (IPO), MX Logic (acq by Intel), Postini (acq by Google), DoubleClick (acq by Google), PGP (acq by Symantec), Koral (acq by Salesforce), PlaceWare (acq by Microsoft), Arcot Systems (acq by CA) and dozens of other B2B & B2C software tech startups.
Mark also has had an extensive career doing strategic advisory work with Boards and leadership teams in F5000 companies globally. His clients have included Microsoft, Google, IBM, Cisco, Facebook, SAP, Intel, HP, Symantec, Citi, BMW, the GSMA, Etisalat, Rabobank, Telenor, Telstra, Turkcell, Batelco, Zain, STC, PTCL, Toyota, Volkswagen, Eli Lilly, JPMorgan Chase, UBS, Zurich Insurance, Union Bank of Nigeria, WPP Group, Shell, Commonweath Bank of Australia and many others.
Mark is an Entrepreneur-in-Residence at INSEAD and also a regular guest lecturer at leading business schools globally including Stanford, London Business School, Wharton, HEC and others.
Mark has a BSc in Marketing from the University of Colorado and an MBA in Finance from William E. Simon School of Business, University of Rochester, New York.
Mark is dually based in Amsterdam and Silicon Valley. Mark’s role at Techne is focused on Europe, MENA, India and Asia; investing, strategic partnerships and nurturing limited partner relationships.